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Obama calls for a clean energy future

''The time to embrace a clean energy future is now,'' says President Obama. (Click to view larger version...)
''The time to embrace a clean energy future is now,'' says President Obama.
In remarks made during an Oval Office address this week on the BP oil spill, US President Barack Obama spoke with urgency of the need to end America's century-long addiction to fossil fuels. "For decades, we have known the days of cheap and easily accessible oil were numbered... And for decades, we have failed to act with the sense of urgency that this challenge requires. The time to embrace a clean energy future is now."

Read the full address on the oil spill and energy here:


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